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USGS 01470960 Tulpehocken Cr at Blue Marsh Damsite near Reading

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Station gage imageSTATION.--01470960 TULPEHOCKEN CREEK AT BLUE MARSH DAMSITE NEAR READING, PA
LOCATION.--Lat 40`22'14", long 76`01'32", Berks County, Hydrologic Unit 02040203, on right bank 1.0 mi upstream from Rebers Bridge and Plum Creek, 1.0 mi east of Blue Marsh, 3.0 mi north of Sinking Spring, and 5.5 mi northeast of Reading.
DRAINAGE AREA.--175 square miles.
PERIOD OF RECORD.--May 1965 to current year.
GAGE.--Water-stage recorder, crest-stage gage and water-quality monitor. Datum of gage is 230.06 ft above National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929 (Western Berks Water Authority datum). Prior to Nov. 25, 1974, water-stage recorder at site 0.3 mi downstream at same datum. Satellite and landline telemetry at station.
COOPERATION.--Funding for the operation of this station is provided by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Philadelphia District.
REMARKS.--Flow regulated since April 1979 by Blue Marsh Lake (station 01470870), 0.8 mi upstream.
GAGE HEIGHTS OF IMPORTANCE.-
Supplied by USGS: Maximum recordable gage height (stage sensor operational limit) - 24.5 ft; Data transmitter operational limit - 26.7 ft;
Supplied by NWS: No flood stage has been determined for this station.
This station managed by the PAWSC New Cumberland Office.

Available Parameters Available Period
  
2017-10-01  2019-12-10
1985-10-10  2019-12-10
2007-10-01  2019-12-10







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Temperature, water, degrees Celsius

Most recent instantaneous value: 5.4 12-10-2019   10:00 EST
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Discharge, cubic feet per second

Most recent instantaneous value: 379 12-10-2019   10:00 EST
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Daily discharge, cubic feet per second -- statistics for Dec 10 based on 41 water years of record more
Min
(1999)
25th
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75th
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Max
(1994)
57.0 117 207 327 379 385 1980


Gage height, feet

Most recent instantaneous value: 3.58 12-10-2019   10:00 EST
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